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Midwife

Job Reference: 297-1819-1730

Employer:
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
297 CC Maternity Wards
Location:
Gateshead
Salary:
£23,023 to £36,644 pa

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR THIS VACANCY AS IT MAY CLOSE EARLIER THAN THE SPECIFIED DATE SHOULD EXCESSIVE APPLICATIONS BE RECEIVED

Please note should your application be successful, we will contact you via the email address you have provided on your application form.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and MUST cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Where possible this should be from two seperate employers. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

PLEASE NOTE it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their DBS certificate if a check is required for the post. There are two methods of payment either directly through the online portal using a credit or debit card or through deduction from your monthly pay over a maximum of three months.


All new entrants to the NHS will be appointed on the minimum of the pay scale in line with Agenda For Change Terms & Conditions.


 

MATERNITY SERVICES

 

Band 5/6 Midwife (dependent on experience)

 

A mixture of permanent and fixed term posts, various hours available

(to be discussed at interview).

 

SALARY £23,023-36,664 (pro-rata)

 

REF: 1498/1729/1730/1641/1523

 

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly motivated and enthusiastic Midwives to join the Maternity Team at the Queen Elizabeth (QE) Hospital. Midwives are expected to rotate throughout the service to include Ante/Postnatal Ward, Pregnancy Assessment Unit, Delivery Suite, Women’s Health Clinic and Community, to meet changing clinical demands and service requirement.

We have a number of exciting opportunities for band 5/6 midwives (depending on experience) to join our maternity team on either a permanent or fixed term contract. We are seeking to appoint professional, dynamic and forward thinking Midwives, passionate about deliverig a high quality service to women and their families. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent clinical skills in every aspect of midwifery, combining a caring attitude, strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills with both patients and members of the multidisciplinary team.

The QE Maternity unit is a Consultant Led Obstetric unit offering parallel, high profile Midwifery Led Care. The unit prides itself on the partnership working between midwifery and medical teams, which enables ‘wraparound’ care to all women, placing the women and their families at ‘the core’ of everything we do. We are constantly gaining assurance that our services are safe, effective and well led through clinical audit and patient feedback. In 2016 we received a successful CQC assessment report and have been previously assessed at CNST Level 3.

 

Midwives appointed within the Trust will receive a comprehensive Induction period. Opportunities exist for ongoing professional development and access is available to a range of in-service and external training programs and all Midwives will be well supported within their role.

 

If you have the drive, passion and commitment to provide high quality, evidence based women and family centered care, then come and join our enthusiastic and friendly team.

 

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Servicecheck and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

 

 

Informal enquires are welcomed by Lisa Richardson - lisa.richardson4@nhs.net or Claire Cameron -claire.cameron8@nhs.net

 

 

Please note that we may close this job earlier in the event that we receive sufficient applications.




Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date are to assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who may require sponsorship through the UK Border Agency to work in the UK. However, those candidates must be aware that appointment to the post may not be considered if a suitably qualified experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available and/or the post does not attract sufficient points. During the interview process, all candidates will be requested to provide appropriate original documentation to ensure their legal right to work in the UK may be verified.

Candidates who require sponsorship are strongly advised to visit the UK Border Agency website and familiarise themselves with what is required. There is a facility on this site to access the points based calculator and work through an example which should assist candidates in their understanding of the process.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust is a smoke free organisation in line with Smoke Free Gateshead


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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